The Coptic Winter Continues

The Coptic Winter Continues

In 2015, the Islamic State in Libya has centred their attentions on the fragile Egyptian Coptic community. 21 Christians were killed in a mass beheading by IS militants and this has triggered a new investigation into the position of Christians in the Middle East and the continuation of the Coptic Winter. Continue Reading

20 Years On, Has Africa Learnt the Lessons of Rwanda?

20 Years On, Has Africa Learnt the Lessons of Rwanda?

In April, 1994 a wave of violence spread through the small African nation of Rwanda, dividing the country between the Hutu’s and the Tutsi’s and causing the deaths of close to a million people. It was one of the worst genocides in history and created a scar across the heart of Africa. But has Africa learnt from the tragedy of this genocide, has it moved on? Continue Reading

Africa Teaches Us Respect: Inspirational Quotes

Africa Teaches Us Respect: Inspirational Quotes

Some quotes for the most inspirational African figures who have campaigned for and inspired a need for equality and respect within African society. Continue Reading

Nelson Mandela: Why the World Will Always Remember Him

Nelson Mandela: Why the World Will Always Remember Him

On the 5th December, 2013 Nelson Mandela, the former President of South Africa died. He was an icon and inspiration, not only for South Africa but for the world. In his efforts to end apartheid and bring together a greatly divided state he became a world renowned figure and his legacy and memory will for ever be remembered by the world. Continue Reading

About Peter Banham

Peter earned his MA in Geopolitics, Territory & Security at Kings College London in 2015, following a BA in History and International Relations from Lancaster University. He has been the editor and a major contributor to A Little View of the World since 2012 where he has written on global affairs, international relations, development and world conflicts.